Maoist trigger blast in Jharkhand, 5 killed

Written by: Samyuktha
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Ranchi, Aug 4: Maoists blew up a culvert in Giridih district of Jharkhand on Tuesday, Aug 3 night, killing five people in the blast.

Giridih superintendent of police AV Homker informed on Wednesday, Aug 4 that five people travelling by a car died when the Maoists triggered the blast on the culvert.

The blast took place between Purnanagar and Gandey under Pirtand police station on the second day of the five-state shutdown called by the rebels.

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